Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Secret Warriors #5 Review

SECRET WARRIORS #5
Written by Jonathan Hickman
Art by Stefano Caselli

Secret Warriors should seriously consider changing its name to Nick Fury: Agent of Awesome because this book seems to be about Nick Fury, Nick Fury being awesome and Nick Fury doing things that lead to awesome things. Those Secret Warriors? They cameo in their own book again this month. I think they show up on one panel in the entire issue. In fact, they've been receiving less and less face time as the book has progressed and I'm not sure if that even bothers me because of how great everything Nick Fury related has been.

Case in point - this issue sees Nick organizing his former Howling Commandos and ex-SHIELD employees in an effort to storm a HAMMER facility to steal themselves a helicarrier or five. Yeah, think big or go home is his motto. The opening sequence with one of their moles in HAMMER giving the speech about the two things Nick Fury taught him before killing the HAMMER stooge was, while not directly a Nick Fury moment, awesome by association, adding more credibility to my book name change suggestion.

Another amazing moment came from Dum Dum Dugan and all the credit for the textless scene can be given to Caselli's artwork. He's really stepped up his game for this series since his Avengers: The Initiative days and I honestly hope they don't try to bring in fill-in artists for him like they did on that book even if they have to have delays.

Unfortunately for Nick and his Howling Commandos, Hydra has come across some leaked information about this impending raid and made plans of their own to strike at Fury while he's engaged with HAMMER. Credit has to be given to Hickman for making Hydra a credible threat for possibly the first time in, well, ever. He's given a face to several characters in the typically cannonfodder filled organization and each one feels like a legitimate threat to our heroes.

Verdict - Must Read. Wall to wall action and the chaos and pandimonium of this raid on the HAMMER facility is brought to life beautifully by Caselli. If you've been trade waiting this series, I think you're going to be in for one hell of a treat when it gets released because even as a monthly, this flows perfectly from one issue to the next. My only complaint is physically waiting for a new issue.


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